• Short Summary

    TUCKED AWAY IN A SIDE-STREET OF A LONDON WORKING-CLASS SUBURB IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE COMMITTEE OF 100?, ORGANISERS OF BRITISH ANTI-NUCLEAR MOVEMENT.

  • Description

    1.
    GV COMMITTEE OF ONE HUNDRED H.Q.
    0.05

    2.
    SV STREET SIGN: "GOODWIN STREET" PAN TO H.Q. BUILDING
    0.15

    3.
    SV PEOPLE OUTSIDE BUILDING
    0.18

    4.
    (SOF STARTS) SV INT..MEMBERS AT WORK IN OFFICE..., CU..MAN PICKS UP PHONE, SPEAKS "YES WE SHALL BE MEETING IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE.." GENERAL SOUND OF VOICES IN BACKGROUND (SOF ENDS)
    0.39

    5.
    CU ZOOM IN SHOT.. TO ALDERMASTON SIGN AND POSTER "COMMITTEE OF 100, PARLIAMENT SQUARE ASSEMBLY, 29TH APRIL 1961"
    0.46

    6.
    CU PAN..OFFICE IN ACTION
    0.54

    7.
    SV MAN BRINGS IN TRAY, PLACES IT ON DESK
    1.08

    8.
    GV EXT..MEMBER TALKS TO PRESS OUTSIDE H.Q. BUILDING
    1.12

    9.
    CU DITTO
    1.17

    10.
    GV MEMBER TALKS TO PRESS
    1.22



    Initials PGR/V/JH/FW PGR/V/JH/ES


    EDITORS: PROD. 6676/61 ALSO REFERS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TUCKED AWAY IN A SIDE-STREET OF A LONDON WORKING-CLASS SUBURB IS THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE COMMITTEE OF 100?, ORGANISERS OF BRITISH ANTI-NUCLEAR MOVEMENT. HERE AMID TELEPHONES, PILES OF PAMPHLETS AND DUPLICATORS, COMMITTEE MEMBERS ARE PLANNING A MASS BAN-THE- BOMB DEMONSTRATION IN CENTRAL LONDON, SEPTEMBER 17 - DESPITE A POLICE BAN.

    POLICE FEAR THE DEMONSTRATORS MAY START THEIR PROTEST DURING A BATTLE OF BRITAIN THANKSGIVING CEREMONY IN LONDON'S TRAFALGAR SQUARE THE SAME DAY. ALL POLICE LEAVE HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN THE CITY, AND HUNDREDS OF POLICE WILL BE ON DUTY IN CASE OF TROUBLE FROM THE 10,000 DEMONSTRATORS EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE RALLY.

    THE ANTI-NUCLEAR COMMITTEE HAVE PLEDGED THAT THE DEMONSTRATION WILL BE NON-VIOLENT AND HAVE URGED THEIR SUPPORTERS NOT TO RESIST IF ARRESTED. THE PROTEST WILL TAKE THE FORM OF A MARCH FROM TRAFALGAR SQUARE, ENDING IN A MASS "SIT DOWN" IN PARLIAMENT SQUARE.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA58MPMSTKOTQM5LNK6YBKO3ODF
    Media URN:
    VLVA58MPMSTKOTQM5LNK6YBKO3ODF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment